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  • The IRCCS Istituto delle Scienze Neurologiche of Bologna (ISNB) is pleased to announce the launch event of the Cochrane Multiple Sclerosis and Rare Diseases of the CNS Review Group and of the Cochrane Italy Affiliate of Bologna, both located at the IRCCS ISNBTuesday, September 22, 15:00 to 16:45 (CEST)Join Zoom meeting: https://zoom.us/j/...
    September 22 2020
  • Updated Cochrane Library Special Collection: Diagnosing Dementia In clinical practice “Doctor, do I have dementia?” is an increasingly common question, but one that is often difficult to answer.  Accurate diagnosis is the first step in managing someone with cognitive concerns. Early diagnosis of a cognitive syndrome, if present, can...
    September 18 2020
  • How well does behavioural activation therapy work for depression in adults?  And what about the effects of this treatment on depression for adults with long‐term physical conditions? Two new Cochrane systematic reviews look at the available evidence.Depression is a common mental health problem. It can cause a persistent feeling of sadness and...
    September 9 2020
  • We are pleased to announce that from 1st August 2020 Robert Boyle will act as the interim Senior Editor for the Mental Health and Neuroscience Network. Bob is a paediatrician and joint Co-ordinating Editor of Cochrane Skin. In October 2018 he was appointed as Senior Editor for the Children and Families Network and a member...
    July 24 2020
  • Are psychological interventions effective and safe for adolescents with psychosis? Are there any differences in effect between different psychological interventions? New Cochrane systematic review looks at the available evidence.   Psychosis is a mental illnesses characterised by alterations in thoughts and perceptions as...
    July 8 2020
  • Interview with Kelsey Hegarty, Professor Family Violence Prevention, The University of Melbourne and The Royal Women's Hospital and lead author of this Cochrane Review.Tell us about this Cochrane review…Domestic violence (physical, emotional, sexual abuse and controlling behaviour by a partner or ex‐partner) is common worldwide and causes long‐...
    July 2 2020
  • For World Environment Day this Friday 5 June, the Mental Health and Neuroscience Network are sharing photos of nature on their doorsteps during lockdown. See the pictures below! If you’d like to share a photo, please get in touch with the Mental Health and Neuroscience Network Support Fellow at: katherine.jones@ucl.ac.ukTaken locally with a remote...
    May 29 2020
  • The relationship between our health and the environment around us has been brought into shudderingly sharp focus by the global spread of coronavirus. A tragedy of continuing human vulnerability to disease is now clear for all to see despite all our medical and technological advances. What is perhaps less clear is the detail of the complex...
    April 21 2020
  • Dr John Kelly, Elizabeth R. Spallin Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of Addiction Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Massachusetts General hospital (MGH) Recovery Research Institute tells us about this updated Cochrane review.What was the aim of this Cochrane review?The aim of the review was to determine the clinical and public health...
    March 13 2020
  • Newly updated evidence published in the Cochrane Library today compares Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and clinically-related Twelve-Step Facilitation (TSF) programs with other treatments, such as cognitive behavioural therapy, to see if they help people who suffer from alcohol use disorders achieve sobriety or reduce the amount of alcohol that they...
    March 13 2020

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